bostròipalan

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bo- +‎ stròipalan. Compare German sträuben (to bristle). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Verb[edit]

bostròipalan (third-person singular present indicative bostròipelt, past participle bostròipelt, auxiliary haban) (Sette Comuni)

  1. to ruffle (hair)
  2. to dishevel, mess up
    bostròipelt zobia dar sbantz m'ézale
    as disheveled as a donkey's tail

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References[edit]

  • “bostròipalan” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo